In a first, MS Dhoni makes a unique Asian record in cricket universe

New Delhi: In the 13th match of IPL 2024, Delhi Capitals, captained by Rishabh Pant, registered its first win of the season. In this match, Delhi Capitals defeated Rituraj Gaikwad-led Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs. But in this match, the explosive batting of Chennai Super Kings wicketkeeper batsman MS Dhoni was more talked about than Delhi’s victory. During this period, Dhoni also achieved a big milestone.

Actually, MS Dhoni came out to bat for the first time this season against Delhi Capitals. During this, Dhoni played a brilliant inning of 37 unbeaten runs in 16 balls at a strike rate of 231.25. Which also included 4 fours and 3 sixes. But Dhoni could not lead his team to victory.

However, this brilliant batting of 42-year-old Dhoni won everyone’s heart once again. For this explosive innings, Dhoni has won the Striker of the Match award.

Former Indian team captain MS Dhoni also completed 7000 runs in T20 cricket as a wicketkeeper batsman during this innings. He became the first player in Asia and the third in the world to score 7000 runs as a wicketkeeper in T20. Earlier, this feat has been done by South Africa’s wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock and England’s Jos Buttler.

Talking about the top-5 wicketkeeper batsmen who have scored the most runs in T20 cricket, the first number is Quinton de Kock (South Africa), who has 8578 T20 runs in his name. Jos Buttler (South Africa) is at second, MS Dhoni (India) is at third, Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan) is at fourth and Kamran Akmal (Pakistan) is at fifth. Whose names are 7721 runs, 7036 runs, 6962 runs and 6454 runs respectively.

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